A Jewish baseball player hit a home run on Yom Kippur eve, then sat out the next day in observance of the holiday. The Los Angeles Dodgers’ Shawn Green hit his blast in his team’s victory last Friday night over the San Francisco Giants. He then sat out the Saturday afternoon game against the Giants, who are fighting the Dodgers for first place in the National League West.
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